Callinan Family Scholarship

About this scholarship

The Callinan Family Scholarship founded in 2018 is intended to financially assist students who demonstrate ability, are actively engaged in campus life and can show that they require financial support. The scholarship will provide financial support for a second, third or fourth year student undertaking a Bachelor degree or double degree in the Peter Faber School of Business on the Melbourne Campus.

Application dates

Open Date: Monday 17 September 2018

Close Date: Monday 11 March 2019

Scholarship type

Equity

Value

  • The scholarship is valued at $2,500, to be paid in one lump sum.
  • There is one scholarship available.

Student type

Current Students

Eligibility

This scholarship is open to applicants who meet all of the following criteria:

  • Faculty: Peter Faber School of Business
  • Course: any ACU undergraduate Business degree (including double degrees)
  • Campus: Melbourne
  • Year level: second year or above
  • Required study load: full-time
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 5.0 on the ACU seven point scale, across all ACU undergraduate studies
  • Financial hardship

Application process

Apply online by clicking the button below and completing the application form. You must attach the following documentation with your application:

  • A written statement of approximately 200-500 words outlining:
    • How the scholarship would assist you in your course
    • Your participation in campus life
    • Future career plans and aspirations
    • How you might support others when in a position to do so
  • A written reference or evidence demonstrating participation or endorsement of campus life
  • Academic transcript
  • Resume
  • Evidence of financial need

Selection criteria

Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria:

  • Written statement
  • Participation in campus activities
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need

Selection process

The recipient will be selected by the Scholarships Office.

Ongoing requirements

Recipients are requested to submit a letter of appreciation for the donor explaining how the scholarship has assisted them. The letter should be submitted to the Scholarships Office no later than 1 October 2019.

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